Current Affairs Quiz: November 30, 2017

Current Affairs 30 November 2017 Quiz

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  1. The Indian men’s kabaddi teams beat which country to win the 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championship held in Iran?
    A) Afghanistan
    B) Pakistan
    C) South Korea
    D) Iran
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Indian men’s kabaddi teams was crowned the champions of Asia after beating Pakistan in Gorgan, Iran.
  2. Who among the following has become the first women to be appointed as the Secretary General of the Lok Sabha?
    A) Snehlata Shrivastava
    B) Meenakshi Lekhi
    C) Kothapalli Geetha
    D) Ranee Narah
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      Option A
    Explanation: 
    Snehlata Shrivastava has been appointed as the new Secretary General of the Lok Sabha.
    She will be the first woman secretary general of the Lok Sabha and will assume charge on 1 December.
    Her tenure will end on 30 November, 2018.
    She will take over a day after current incumbent Anup Mishra resigned.
  3. Which bank has tied up with BCG (India) on November 29, 2017 for its transformation initiatives?
    A) Dhanlaxmi Bank
    B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C) South Indian Bank
    D) Karnataka Bank Ltd
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Karnataka Bank Ltd has partnered with the Boston Consulting Group (India) Pvt Ltd for its transformation initiatives. The transformation project — ‘KBL Vikaas’ — was launched in Mangaluru.
  4. New Zealand based entrepreneur Nick Gerritsen has recently developed world’s first artificial intelligence politician. Name the AI politician.
    A) TIM
    B) JOE
    C) KEY
    D) SAM
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    Scientists have developed the world’s first artificial intelligence politician that can answer a person’s queries regarding local issues such as policies around housing, education and immigration. The virtual politician, called SAM, was created by Nick Gerritsen, a 49-year-old entrepreneur in New Zealand.
  5. In its recent notification, the Reserve Bank of India has prohibited the co-operative societies from using the word “Bank” in their names as it violates Section ____ of Banking Regulation Act.
    A) Section 7
    B) Section 8
    C) Section 9
    D) Section 6
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    It has come to the notice of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) that some co-operative Societies are using the word “Bank” in their names. So, the RBI has asked co-operative societies not use the word ‘Bank’ in their names as it violates the Section 7 of Banking Regulation Act.
  6. Name the movie to win the Golden Peacock Award for Best Film at the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)?
    A) Take Off
    B) Angels Wear White
    C) Viejo Calavera
    D) 120 Beats Per Minute
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Robin Campillo’s French film ‘120 Beats Per Minute’, which deals with the subject of AIDS, won the Golden Peacock Award for best film at the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) held in Goa.
  7. How much amount of penalty has been imposed on BCCI by the Competition Commission of India for anti-competitive practices related to IPL?
    A) Rs 55.24 crore
    B) Rs 52.24 crore
    C) Rs 57.24 crore
    D) Rs 50.24 crore
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposed fine of Rs 52.24 crore on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for anti-competitive conduct in the IPL Media Rights agreement.
  8. Name the world’s first Sanskrit 3D film which was screened at the 48th International Film Festival of India in Panaji in Goa.
    A) Anurakthi
    B) Vasara
    C) Ksudharta
    D) Punjakendram
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    World’s first Sanskrit 3D film ‘Anurakthi’ was among the main attraction in 3D category at the 48th International Film Festival of India in Panaji in Goa.
  9. France defeated which country in the finals to clinch their 10th Davis Cup on November 26, 2017?
    A) Austria
    B) Australia
    C) Belgium
    D) New Zealand
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    France have won their 10th Davis Cup title after a 3-2 victory in the final against Belgium. The Davis Cup is the premier international team event in men’s tennis.
  10. Which country has won the 2017 Asian Kabaddi Championship in women’s team category?
    A) Bangladesh
    B) South Korea
    C) Pakistan
    D) India
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Indian women’s kabaddi teams was crowned the champions of Asia after beating South Korea in Gorgan, Iran.
  11. Which state government has launched a farmer engagement App named ‘Jai Kisaan’ for the benfit of the farmers of the state?
    A) Kartnataka
    B) Andhra Pradesh
    C) Goa
    D) Odisha
    View Answer
      Option C
    Explanation: 
    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar launched the Jai Kisaan App, a farmer engagement app packed with features and functions to fulfill the needs of the farmers community in India. The Jai Kisan app is a one-stop solution on agricultural information and cultivation, covering crop nutrition, protection, seeds, and diagnostic services. 
  12. The Eastern Railways pressed India’s first Swarna Rajdhani rake under Project Swarna on November 28, 2017. The first rake under the project will traverse between which stations?
    A) Sealdah – New Delhi
    B) Chennai- New Delhi
    C) Dibrugarh-New Delhi
    D) Howrah – New Delhi
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation: 
    The Eastern Railways has pressed India’s first Swarna Rajdhani rake. Indian Railways decided to upgrade Premium Rajdhani and Shatabdi trains under Project ‘Swarna’. The first rake of Sealdah – New Delhi Rajdhani with improved features has been pressed into service on November 28, 2017. 

Static GK Based on Current Affairs

  1. The Co-operative Societies Act was passed in which year in India ?
    A) 1911
    B) 1912
    C) 1913
    D) 1914
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      Option B
  2. Who is the Chairman of the Competition Commission of India (CCI)?
    A) Anup Mishra
    B) Devender Kumar Sikri
    C) Smita Jhingran
    D) Sudhir Mital
    View Answer
      Option B
  3. Davis Cup is given for which sports?
    A) Football
    B) Badminton
    C) Cricket
    D) Tennis
    View Answer
      Option D

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